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8 Cards in this Set

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Four Components of Statistical Problem Solving
1. Question Formulation
2. Data Production (sampling)
3. Data Summarization
4. Statistical Inference (conclusions) (When given only individuals we use graphing and dont do inference)
Method of Data Production
1. Scientific Surveys
2. Designed Experiments
Presidential Statistics Organization
Gallup Organization (do sampling)
Mark Twain quote
"There are three kinds of lies: lies, damned lies, and statistics."
Manipulating DATA Production
1.Sampling biases (one group over represented)
2. Ignoring Influential variables
Manipulating Data Summarization
1. Grapihically misrepresenting data:
# misleading pictures
# misleading scales (diff increments on a graph)
Steps 2, 3 & 4 of distorting statistical problem solving
Data Collection:ignoring influential variables
Data Summarization: Graphically misrepresented statistics
Statistical Inference: invalid conclusions and interpretations.
Lesson # 2 Vocabulary
Statistical Problem Solving
Question Formulation
Data Collection
Data Analysis
Statistical Inference